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Thorns and snares are in the way of the perverse:
He that keepeth his soul shall be far from them.
Train up a child [a]in the way he should go,
And even when he is old he will not depart from it.
The rich ruleth over the poor;
And the borrower is servant to the lender.

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  1. Proverbs 22:6 Hebrew according to his way.

In the paths of the wicked are snares and pitfalls,(A)
    but those who would preserve their life stay far from them.

Start(B) children off on the way they should go,(C)
    and even when they are old they will not turn from it.(D)

The rich rule over the poor,
    and the borrower is slave to the lender.

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